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Hollywood star Paul Newman’s memoir reveals the pressures of being a heartthrob


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A brand new memoir by actor Paul Newman makes stunning revelations in regards to the Hollywood hearthrob’s insecurities.

Newman, who died in 1983 of lung most cancers, is understood for his roles in ‘The Hustler’ and ‘Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Child’ however his boyish beauty coated a life riddled with nervousness.

‘The Extraordinary Lifetime of an Peculiar Man,’ which was initially conceived of within the Eighties, tells the story of a troublesome upbringing, failed first marriage, extreme consuming, and the pressures of being on-screen eye sweet.

Within the e-book Newman says that he was all the time anxious about not dwelling as much as expectations and getting forward in his profession due to his look.

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“It’s troublesome for an individual like me, who has all the time had a horrible sinking feeling within the pit of his abdomen that his success comes merely from being lucky sufficient to be born wanting a sure means,” writes the actor.

What’s in Paul Newman’s memoir?

Newman initially started the memoir with screenwriter Stewart Stern however in 1991 the pair gave up after despairing that there was an excessive amount of materials.

The e-book is now being launched after Newman’s daughter discovered interview transcripts in a household attic.

The e-book reveals that Newman wished to be considered as extra than simply good wanting in addition to casting mild on his relationships with different well-known faces.

Newman had an on-screen partnership with Robert Redford, his reverse in “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Child’. Nonetheless the memoir particulars that the Hollywood duo didn’t get alongside when the cameras weren’t rolling.

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One other thread is the bitter jealousy Newman had for main man James Dean that stemmed from a failed casting to be Dean’s twin-brother in ‘East of Eden’. Newman later changed Dean in ‘The Battler’ after the actor’s premature loss of life.

The highs and lows of Newman’s marriage to fellow actor Joanne Woodward are additionally coated.


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